Enispa rosellaria Pellinen, 2017 -

Taxonomic Information

Similar species is Enispa rosellus [Hampson, 1893]

Enispa Walker, [1866] species known from the Indian subcontinent.
Enispa albilineata (Hampson, 1898). India: Himachal Pradesh (Dharamshala), Meghalaya (Khasi Hills).
Enispa albinellus (Hampson, 1896). Sri Lanka.
Enispa albitegulata (Warren, 1913). India: Meghalaya (Khasi Hills)
Enispa algae Hampson, 1910. S. India.
Enispa atricincta (Hampson, 1907). Sri Lanka.
Enispa croceicincta (Hampson, 1903). Sri Lanka.
Enispa elataria (Walker, 1861). India: Goa, Maharashtra, Karnataka; Sri Lanka.
Enispa erythroglauca Hampson, 1910. India: Tamil Nadu (Chennai).
Enispa etrocta Hampson, 1910. India: Tamil Nadu (Chennai).
Enispa ferreofusa Hampson, 1910. India: Tamil Nadu (Chennai).
Enispa griseipennis (Hampson, 1891). India: Nilgiris.
Enispa inversa (Warren, 1913). India: Meghalaya (Khasi Hills).
Enispa leprosa Hampson, 1910. Sikkim.
Enispa leucogramma Hampson, 1910. Bhutan.
Enispa lichenostola Hampson, 1910.  India: Tamil Nadu (Chennai).
Enispa minuta (Hampson, 1893). India: Karnataka; Sri Lanka
Enispa purpurascens (Hampson, 1907). Sri Lanka
Enispa regulata (Walker, 1861). India.
Enispa rosea (Hampson, 1893). Sri Lanka
Enispa rosellaria Pellinen, 2017. India: Uttarakhand (Dehradun); Thailand. 
Enispa roseata (Hampson, 1902). India: Himachal Pradesh (Shimla).
Enispa rosellus (Hampson, 1893). Sri Lanka
Enispa rufapicia Hampson, 1918. Sri Lanka
Enispa vinacea (Hampson, 1891). India: Nilgiris.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Separated from Enispa rosellus by the markings on both wings being yellow and stripe-like in Enispa rosellaria, whereas in Enispa rosellus the markings are larger, spot-like and white. Enispa rosellus is also broadly sprinkled with black, which Enispa rosellaria lacks. 

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh1
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra1
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Paschimbanga
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand111
West Bengal
Total1211
  1. OD: Enispa rosellaria Pellinen, 2017 in Pellinen, M.J., 2017. Description of a new species of Enispa Walker, 1866 (Lepidoptera: Erebidae, Boletobiinae) from Thailand. Zootaxa, 4272(4), pp.587-590. 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Enispa rosellaria Pellinen, 2017 – . In Sondhi, S., Y. Sondhi, R.P. Singh, P. Roy and K. Kunte (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.74. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.mothsofindia.org/enispa-rosellaria, accessed 2024/06/12.